Arthroscopy (also called arthroscopic or keyhole surgery) is a minimally invasive surgical procedure on a joint in which an examination and sometimes treatment of damage is performed using an arthroscope, an endoscope that is inserted into the joint through a small incision.

Common problems in the knee joint that can be treated by arthroscopic surgery

  • Removal of loose bodies
  • Meniscus injuries can be treated by either repair or menisectomy
  • Reconstruction of Ligament (ACL/PCL) injuries
  • Treatment of early osteoarthritis and cartilage injuries using Radiofrequency probes, cartilage transplant and microfracture techniques.
  • Lateral Release to improve pain from knee cap
  • Irrigation of Joint infection.
  • Treatment of fractures involving knee joint.

Common problems of the shoulder joint that can be treated by arthroscopic surgery

  • Treatment of stiff and frozen shoulder
  • Painful arc syndrome ( Impingement syndrome, Calcific tendinitis)
  • Surgery for Recurrent dislocation of shoulder
  • Repair of Muscle(Rotator cuff) tears.
  • Treatment of sports injuries like tendinitis, SLAP lesions etc.